Ethiopia says its military has killed 15 members of the Tigray's former ruling party and captured eight others, included the region's former president.
Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region have been under struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of the devastation.
President John Magufuli and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi oversaw the signing of the contract at an event broadcast live on state television.
Ethiopian soldiers arrested nine members of Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which led the region until being overthrown last year. The ongoing military campaign has left nearly 2.3 million people, or half of the population, in need of aid.
Fighting between federal troops and militia of local political party erupted in northern Tigray region in November with about half of displaced fleeing after their homes were burned down.
The al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which has killed at least five people, including two Turks, and wounded 14. Turkey's Foreign Ministry condemns the attack.
Ethiopian Human Rights Commission says at least 123 people were killed and some 500 injured amid one of worst outbreaks of ethnic violence in the country in years.
They were arrested in Kalangala in central Uganda but no details of the arrest are available.
A tearful Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said his bodyguard had died of his injuries after a military police truck ran him over.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he deployed forces to the western Benishangul-Gumuz region, a day after gunmen killed more than 100 people in the area.
Human rights commission says armed men killed sleeping residents in fires and shootings in western Benishangul-Gumuz region, an area bedevilled by ethnic violence.
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